Potrero Elementary



Potrero Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Potrero Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 31
1 26
2 27
3 28
4 24
5 27
6 34
7 32
8 32
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Potrero Elementary is a public elementary school located in Potrero, CA in the Mountain Empire Unf School District. It enrolls 261 students in grades 1st through 12th. Potrero Elementary is the 5,251st largest public school in California and the 44,350th largest nationally. It has 26.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 261
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 10
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,350th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,251st out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,102nd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,397th out of 6,159

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Potrero Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 134
(51%)
1,238
(50%)
 Male 127
(49%)
1,247
(50%)

Potrero Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 253
(97%)
1,025
(41%)
 White 5
(2%)
1,128
(45%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
71
(3%)
 Black 1
(0%)
106
(4%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
82
(3%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
58
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
15
(1%)

Potrero Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 198
(76%)
971
(39%)
 Not Eligible 32
(12%)
1,271
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(12%)
243
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Potrero Elementary is ranked 3,496th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Potrero Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Potrero Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 167
2006 167
2007 157
2008 165
2009 208
2010 236
2011 258
2012 261

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.6
2006 19.6
2007 14.3
2008 17.4
2009 18.1
2010 N/A
2011 21.5
2012 26.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80239520958084
2006 0.80239520958084
2007 0.98089171974522
2008 0.9030303030303
2009 0.98557692307692
2010 0.94067796610169
2011 0.32945736434109
2012 0.87739463601533

Compare Potrero Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,610.0% 26.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 87.7%
 

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Public PK - 08 261 26.1:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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